The Role of School Librarians as it Applies to the Common Core State Standards' Emphasis on Complex, Informational Text
Henley, Janet L.
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This study, a literature review, will explain the Common Core State Standards’ (CCSS) increased emphasis on the need to incorporate complex, informational text into curriculum. It will explain how students are not prepared for the demands of college and the workplace as applied to the comprehension levels of this type of text. This review will explain what complex informational text is how and why it is analyzed. It will explain why there is a need to comprehend complex, informational text as it pertains to college and workplace reading readiness. This research will then go into detail regarding the school librarian’s role in supporting educators, collaborating with classroom teachers to incorporate complex, informational text into a curriculum based on the CCSS.